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Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care:
Long-Term Care and Home Care, Fourth Edition

by Susan Alvare Hedman, Jetta Fuzy, RN, MS, and Katherine Howard, MS, RN-BC, CNE

Our most comprehensive nursing assistant training textbook includes information about long-term care, as well as home health care, and some material about subacute and acute care. This edition contains the following:

  • In-depth information on resident and client rights, including instructional boxes throughout that teach ways to promote independence and prevent abuse and neglect
  • New information on trauma-informed care, gender identity, dental implants, electronic documentation, and mental health disorders
  • Up-to-date, comprehensive material on infection prevention, including new information about COVID-19
  • Many new photos and more website resources
  • Material on anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on normal changes of aging and observing and reporting
  • Updated nutrition information on MyPlate, special diets, dining styles, and thickened liquids and texture-modified foods
  • Current information on legal issues, such as HIPAA, the Patient Self-Determination Act, the Elder Justice Act, and advance directives and related medical orders
  • 7 chapters focusing on home health care, including information on medications, safety, infection prevention, mothers and newborns, and meal planning and preparation
  • 1 chapter containing subacute and acute care information, including preoperative and postoperative care, as well as mechanical ventilation, chest tubes, and artificial airways
  • Chapter-ending material that develops critical thinking and tests chapter comprehension
  • Comprehensive testing section available to instructors, including 62 chapters exams (two sets of exams for each chapter), two final exams, and a critical thinking exam, along with a practice exam for students taking the certification test
  • Table of procedures, common abbreviations list, a special appendix with a math review, and glossary included

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Because the workbook is designed to help students review what they have learned from reading the textbook, it is organized around learning objectives, which work like a built-in study guide. Multiple choice questions, true/false statements, critical thinking scenarios, and other activities test the student’s knowledge of each chapter. A skills checklist and practice certification exam are located at the end of the workbook.


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Instructor’s Guide

for Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care and Home Care, Fourth Edition

The instructor’s guide to teaching from our textbook contains the following elements for every chapter: an overview of teaching strategies; page references for both the textbook and student workbook; teaching outlines for every learning objective; a chapter review which may contain case studies, role-playing scenarios, games, discussion questions, and chapter exams, and final exams.

Our Instructor's Website contains everything included in the print version as well as the following:

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  • Procedure checklists
  • Key terms lists
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  • Additional skills/procedures
  • Activity worksheets
  • Critical thinking exams

PowerPoint presentations for each chapter complement the instructor’s guide content and include abbreviated lecture material, student-directed questions, and critical thinking questions related to the procedures.


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